Wikipedia targets one billion users by 2015
Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number.
Fujitsu develops easy way to transfer files with video of pc screens shot by mobile devices
Fujitsu Laboratories announced the development of technology that makes it possible to transfer files between a PC and a mobile device by simply using a mobile phone or tablet to capture a video of a file ...
Mobile operators need to embrace open innovation and cloud computing
Mobile network operators are facing inevitable and hard reforms in their business. Although the consumption of mobile data increases rapidly, operators' user revenues have been sinking steadily for years. For now, operators ...
CES preview: TVs, tablets to be major focus
The annual Consumer Electronics Show kicks off this week in Las Vegas, and industry watchers expect the show to remain heavily focused on developments in large-screen, connected TVs as well as smaller tablet and PC-hybrid ...
Is your smartphone secure? Tips to keep your information safe
With 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide—that's about 87 percent of the world population—and an even higher percentage of users estimated on campuses, Indiana University has embarked on a mobile ...
Mobile browsers fail researchers' safety test
(Phys.org)—How unsafe are mobile browsers? Unsafe enough that even cyber-security experts are unable to detect when their smartphone browsers have landed on potentially dangerous websites, according to ...
New world record set at mobile-phone throwing contest
A Finnish teenager has smashed the world record -- and probably his phone -- in this year's annual mobile-phone throwing contest in Finland.
NTT DoCoMo tablet-talkers explore virtual worlds (w/ Video)
Mobile money faces developed-world challenge
Instances of the so-called tail wagging the dog abound. Add to that club mobile-money services, the idea that you can make financial transactions of all kinds using only a cellphone.
Mobile phone scanner detects harmful bacteria
(PhysOrg.com) -- A mobile phone that could detect whether leftovers in your fridge are safe to eat could be heading to an app store near you. A device has been developed that attaches to mobiles and can detect ...
Mobile fair takes aim at high roaming charges
The world's biggest mobile fair this week urged operators to convert "silent roamers" or travellers who stop using their phones once abroad for fear of a massive bill.
Japan phones built to survive showers, toilet-drops
Japanese women are so fond of their phones, they even use them in the shower, say manufacturers. This makes waterproofing a must -- also good against rainstorms and accidents while texting on the toilet.
Microsoft unveils Windows 8 for consumer testing (Update)
Microsoft on Wednesday let consumers start trying out its upcoming touch-based Windows 8 operating system, which aims to power a new wave of computer tablets and traditional PCs designed to counter Apple's ...
Cybercriminals target phones, Android 'most exposed'
Cybercriminals are sneaking a fast-increasing amount of malware into smartphones to steal data or even money, with those running on Google's Android most exposed to security threats, analysts said.